Simon J. Pugh
Simon Pugh is Director of Process Engineering Technology at IHS ESDU and is based in London, UK. His current role includes the management of all ESDU’s heat transfer work, which is undertaken under the guidance of international independent Committees of experts from industry and the Universities. He leads the Technology Transfer Sub-project of CROF, which includes the management of the interaction and collaboration between the researchers and the oil company members of the IHS ESDU Oil Industry Fouling Working Party. He is currently leading a group of engineers working on the development of a range of design guides to oil industry fouling problems and novel simulation software for better heat exchanger selection, design and operation, with particularly emphasis on reducing crude fouling in per-heat trains. He holds a mechanical engineering degree from Brunel University in the UK.